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Manussos Marangudakis is associate professor in the Department of Sociology, University of the Aegean. He has written extensively on the social construction of nature in the West and the rise of the Axial Age. He is the author of American Fundamentalism—How Political, Scientific and Religious Clashes in the West Shaped Intolerant Protestantism in America (Papazisi Press, Athens 2010). Currently he is working on civil consciousness and religion in Greece.